Union School District 81

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  • The Union School District 81 Board of Education is pleased to announce a possible scholarship for our students that graduate from our school. Any Union School District 81 graduate that is named Valedictorian of their high school graduating class will receive a $5,000.00 college scholarship provided that:

    1) Student must be named Valedictorian (or equivalent) of their graduating class and notify the Union School District 81 superintendent within 10 days of their achievement.

    2) The recipient must attend a college/university immediately after high school (unless enlisted in the military).

    3) The $5,000.00 scholarship must be used to reimburse student books, tuition or housing.

    4) The student is responsible for submitting proof of payment to the college/university and must successfully complete any courses for the semester in which reimbursement takes place.


    Good luck to our graduates!

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    Please feel free to take a moment to complete the 5-essentials survey for our district. As always, we are interested in your feedback!

    Thank you!

    Tim Baldermann



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    Union School District 81  serves the educational needs of  students in grades K-8. Our professional staff is committed to providing the knowledge, skills and opportunities for our students to "compete in an ever-changing global community."
    We are located at:
    1661 Cherry Hill Road
    Joliet, IL 60433
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